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Question: A local candidate for political office wants his medical records from my office and states that he plans to release them to the public and wants his physician to make a statement about his... More
Question: A new patient came in and saw our physician assistant (PA) for some lacerations. She did not see a doctor. A week later the patient returned for follow up with an M.D. For purposes of billin... More
In its quest to provide more remote services, CMS has come up with some new online codes in the past year but still pays for several older codes specifically geared to teleheath. These older codes d... More
Question: A local candidate for political office wants his medical records from my office and states that he plans to release them to the public and wants his physician to make a statement about his... More
Question: A new patient came in and saw our physician assistant (PA) for some lacerations. She did not see a doctor. A week later the patient returned for follow up with an M.D. For purposes of billin... More
In its quest to provide more remote services, CMS has come up with some new online codes in the past year but still pays for several older codes specifically geared to teleheath. These older codes d... More
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About 100 codes, including E/M office visits (99201-99215), are eligible for telehealth reporting under Medicare in 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS will allow Medicare providers to deliver telehealth services without site-of-service restrictions.
Modifier 25 indicates a "significant, separately identifiable E/M service." Incorporate the tips below and click the "Download file" link above to access a modifier 25 decision tree.
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